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My High School Newspaper 80s Writeup

PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 4:50 pm
by ame01999
Hello friends,

Forgive me the arrogance, the opinions masquerading as facts, and the utter Joy Division favoritism, but here is a piece on 80s music I did for my suburban American high school newspaper, circa 1997.

I came off age by the time the 80s had ended so some of this piece is perfectly second hand assemblages of my reading at the time, and it's all hyperbolic, but I still kind of like some of the lines ('Joy Division was named for Nazi concentration camp brothels, and the band's music seemed to carry this bitter irony like the heaviest of burdens) etc. ... p.jpg?dl=0